Bougainvillea spectabilis

Common Name : Great bougainvillea, Pink Paper Flower Botanical name : Bougainvillea spectabilis Family : Nyctaginaceae Order :Caryophyllales Origin :South America, Argentina, Brazil, peru Type : Ornamental tree , shrub, vine Height : Up to 35 feet tall

Bougainvillea spectabilis

Genus - Bougainvillea

Species - spectabilis

Flowers - Large, pink, clustered, papery

Foliage - Evergreen, simple, thin, lanceolate, narrow, alternate

Stems - woody, thorny

Uses - Ornamental plants

Blooming - Repeatedly

Propagation - Stem cuttings

Light requirement & care - Full sun, average water

Tamil - kagitha poo

Hindi - Booganbel flower

Bougainvillea spectabilis climbing vine [with large clusters of magenta color papery flowers]
Bougainvillea spectabilis climbing vine

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Lalbagh botanical garden, Bangalore, Karnataka, South India

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